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CNN
Jan 13, 2014 4:00pm PST
. for the first time the commander in chief is addressing sharp criticism. in a new book robert gates accuses the president of using faith in his own policy on afghanistan. tonight the president had his turn. >> war is never easy. and i think that all of us who have been involved in that process understand that. but i want to emphasize that during his tenure here secretary gates was an outstanding secretary of defense and a good friend of mine and i will always be grateful for his service. >> breanna, this has been a pr nightmare for the obama administration. a former member of the president's inner circle speaking out while the president is still in office. >> reporter: this is certainly unwelcome for the administration especially because when you think of secretary gates he is someone considered to be measured, though he obviously served george w. bush and was a carryover for president obama. he has criticized george w. bush and seen as someone who is a straight shooter. this has been what those close to president obama told me is very disappointing for them but at the same time i think the
Al Jazeera America
Jan 13, 2014 6:00pm EST
again him by former defense secretary robert gates. in his memoir gates questions president obama's confidence, and his strategy in afghanistan. the president spoke from the oval office about the war and gates work with the pentagon. >> secretary gates did an outstanding job for me as secretary of defense. as he notes he and i and the rest of my national security team came up with a strategy for afghanistan that was the right strategy and we are continuing to execute and i think that what is important is that we got the policy right. >> gates served as secretary of defense until 2011. >>> a new mexico judge has ruled some patients can choose to receive some medicine to peacefully end their lives. judge nan nash ruled that the right to die is a right under, the american civil liberties union of new mexico says it is pleased with the judge's decision. >>> the so-called moral monday protest has spread to georgia now. a response to what some call extreme right policies. robert ray is in atlanta, good to see you again. okay so the protest has disbanded for the evening. tee gone. they w
FOX News
Jan 13, 2014 3:00pm PST
as a poor leader in the new book by former defense secretary robert gates. chief white house correspondent ed henry on gates speaking out and president obama responding. >> president obama pushed back today for the first time on the attacks from his former defense secretary. zeroing in on inpositive part of the book where robert gates acknowledges that overall he agreed with the president's key decisions on afghanistan. >> he and i and the rest of my national security team came up with a strategy for afghanistan that was the right strategy and we're continuing to execute. and i think that what's important is that we got the policy right. >> those comments came as gates, wearing a neck brace after an injury, kicked off his media blitz and tried to soften his rough assessment of the president's leadership. >> i think the book is very even handed. i don't vilify anybody, and i make clear that i have a lot of respect for both president bush and president obama. >> yet the book itself does hit mr. obama hard at some points, including where he questions the president's commitment to winning the
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2014 3:00pm PST
is a distraction to take the attention off robert gates' book. listen to the head of the republican. >> the left right now is very excited over what we just learned about governor christie, because what we have just learned about governor christie is helping to take the gates thing off the front page. but the point is, the media is just glommed on to that. like bees in honeycomb so that they don't have to talk about the gates book. >> maybe i missed something in the gates book, but there was no allegations there that there was some kind of mood that would do what was done to the motorists in new jersey and the using of government and public institutions and agencies to do it. >> right. and the real driver of the timing on the story around chris christie is chris christie. because he tried to push off the allegations, not really look into it himself. so, you know, this is coming out now because he failed himself to look into it when the problem was first noticed and first brought to light by democrats in new jersey. i think chris christie may have a big problem even coming down the pike with the
PBS
Jan 13, 2014 3:00pm PST
robert gates about his attention- grabbing new memoir. i'm judy woodruff. and i'm gwen ifill. we'll see you online and again here tomorrow evening. for all you us here at "the pbs newshour," thank you and goodnight. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> supported by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world. more information at macfound.org >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >> this is "bbc world news america." >> funding of this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation, newman's own foundation, giving all profits to charity and pursuing the common good for over 30 years, charles schwab, and union bank.
FOX News
Jan 13, 2014 2:00pm PST
defense secretary robert gates. we're going to play that for you in a moment. first, gates gave his first fev interviews on the controversial memoir today. one of the things he wrote about was the president's commitment to the afghan war. he had a chance to elaborate on that. >> it's one thing to tell the truths that you support them. it's another to work it, making them believe that you believe as president that their sacrifice is worth it, that the cause is just. president bush did that with the troops. when i was secretary. i did not see president obama do that. >> and president obama had a chance to respond to some of the comments in the book. >> secretary gates did an outstanding job for me as secretary of defense. as he notes, he and i and the rest of my national security team came up with a strategy for afghanistan that was the right strategy, and we are continuing to execute it. and i think that what's important is that we got the policy right. whenever you've got men and women that you're sending into harm's way, after having already made enormous investments of blood and treasur
CNN
Jan 13, 2014 1:00pm PST
individualized. >>> welcome back. this just in, duty, the memoir from former defense secretary robert gates, doesn't technically hit shelves until tomorrow but some of its juiciest passages have been making headlines for days. specifically, president obama and his afghanistan strategy. the president finally broke his silence about those criticisms. >> secretary gates did an outstanding job for me as secretary of defense. as he notes, he and i and the rest of my national security team came up with a strategy for afghanistan that was the right strategy and we are continuing to execute. war's never easy. and i think all of us with how have been involved in that process understand that. but i want to emphasize that during his tenure here, secretary gates was an outstanding secretary of defense, a good friend of mine, and i'll always be grateful for his service. >> gates' new book "duty" is currently amazon's number one best selling book. >>> al qaeda linked militants have seized control of fallujah and ramadi, that other city in amdar province in iraq. as we speak, the security situation is det
Al Jazeera America
Jan 13, 2014 4:00pm EST
-ere is in detroit. >>> ali velshi talks to allen mullaleey tonight. >>> in his new memoir, robert gates questions whether president obama truly believed in his own strategy in afghanistan. president obama just moments ago was asked about the book and said gates was an outstanding defense secretary and they got it right, unwavering in his confidence in u.s. troops and that we need to see this job alt the way through. that's a quote. gates's utah boygraphy is on sale tomorrow. >> president obama's health care law but it is not exactly the people the administration was hoping would sign up. government reports more than million and a half enrolled in december alone. the people signing up are older, a demographic that could cause problems which could lead to premiums going up in the future, if the pattern persists. former israeli prime minister ariel sharon was buried today. after eight years in a coma, the controversial leader died on saturday. nick shifrin has more. >> in front of the israeli parliament, they said good-bye to a man whose history mirrors that of israel. >> an exceptional soldier, a m
FOX News
Jan 13, 2014 1:00pm PST
's going to be good. >> something that robert gates pointed out in a book, -- he didn't stand by the mission when it came to afghanistan. the president has for the first time responded to those charges. we are told, and that tape should be coming in very shortly in the next minute or so. but, jamie, that will be a big problem with the president? disspelling that's folks' notion that robert gates has it right. >> robert gates has a lot of credibility on both sides of the aisle in this town. the president kept him because he thought he was an effective defense secretary as a holdover from the bush administration. that doesn't happen very often. now him coming out and criticizing the president's passion for sending the troops into battle with not maybe believing it can be won, that's a serious critique. >> and a critique the president did answer a few minutes anything white house. let's listen in. [inaudible question] >> secretary gates did an outstanding job for me as secretary of defense. as he notes, he and i and the rest of my national security team came up with a strategy fo
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2014 1:00pm PST
for his reaction to former defense secretary robert gates tell-all memoir. >> during his ten ure here, he was a great friend of mine. >>> coming up, 50 years after lbj declared the war on poverty, a new report shows vast numbers of women have struggling to make ends meet. plus, is there a scandal bigger than bridge gate? the most important story that's being overshadowed by the chris christie saga. that's coming up next. not causd by a heart valve problem. that puts jim at a greater risk of stroke. for years, jim's medicine tied him to a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but now, with once-a-day xarelto jim's on the move. jim's doctor recommended xarelto. like warfarin, xarelto is proven effective to reduce afib-related stroke risk. but xarelto is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem that doesn't require routine blood monitoring. so jim's not tied to that monitoring routine. [ gps ] proceed to the designated route. not today. [ male announcer ] for patients currently well managed on warfarin t
FOX News
Jan 13, 2014 12:00pm PST
a new book by the former defense secretary robert gates. he says president obama only showed passion for one issue involving the military. now secretary gates is responding to lawmakers who question the timing of this book. so, there's a lot going down. and we'll have it for you coming up from the fox news deck. ale a hands were made for playing. ♪ legs, for crossing. ♪ et...splashing. better things than the joint pain and swelling of moderate to thritis. if you're trying to manage your ra, now may be the time to ask about xeljanz xeljanz (tofacitinib) is a small pill, not an injection or infusion, for adults with moderate to severe ra for whom methotrexate did not work well. xeljanz is an ra medicine that can enter cells and disrupt jak pathways, thought to play a role in the inflammation that comes with ra. xeljanz can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections andancers have happened in patients taking xeljanz. don't start xeljanz if youe any kind of infection, unless ok with your doctor. tears in the stomach or intestin
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2014 12:00pm PST
's golden globes. from chris christie and bridge gate and former defense robert gates and the latest on hillary clinton. there's a ton to talk about this monday. we have ari melber for the entire hour. dana, let's start with chris christie. state of the state address is tomorrow. some democratic mayors in the state say they aren't surprised that the christie team ordered bridge lane closures out of retaliation because they felt similar backlash for refusing to support the governator. take a listen. >> in the context that we're in right now, you can always look back and say, okay, it was retribution. i think probably all mayors are reflecting right now and thinking about it. you know, i really hope that that's not the case. >> it keeps piling on for christie. big wig split on the support of 2016 presidential hopeful. the department of housing and urban development is auditing the use of sandy aid for a tourism campaign featuring who else? chris christie. i want to focus on the idea of motive. there's a lot of interesting theories floating around this building. let me break out two of
FOX News
Jan 13, 2014 11:00am PST
, former defense secretary robert gates hitting the air waves to defend his controversial new memoir that slams president obama. why he says it was important to be candid. plus, new detail on those credit cart breaches that affected more than a third of the u.s. population. why one report says that could just be the tip of the iceberg. and bomb shell revelations of a taxpayer bailout built into the obamacare law. our panel is here to break down exactly how much you're shelling out to keep the health care law afloat. right back. [ male announcer ] this is jowoods' first day of work. and his new boss told him two ings -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, t he'll work his way up from busser to waiter to chef before opening a restaurant specializing in fish and game om the great northwest. he'll stt investing early, he'll find some good people to help guide him, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, ich isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. it's just common sense. i've got a nice long life ahead. big
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2014 11:00am PST
cheney dropping out of the wyoming race, the new book by former defense secretary robert gates, those took up the big headlines. there were still headlines on the health care law as you just mentioned but they were secondary and not primary ones. another thing is going on. that is that the website is working better than it did a couple months ago. there are some positive stories to tell and make no mistake. the white house is hardly out of the woods when it comes to the health care law. there was an ap story about how there is problems with the hispanic language portion of the website. the situation is so much better than it was a couple months ago and that's a significant development. >> president obama has invited the senate democratic caucus to the white house for a meeting on wednesday. we can hazard a guess that health care will be one of the main topics of conversation there at 1600 pennsylvania. what do democrats who are up for re-election this year want to hear from president obama at that meeting? >> they want to hear there won't be negative story after negative story. it see
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2014 2:00pm EST
think of robert gates? we have a clip just this morning when asked about the afghanistan surge from this morning. here is what he had to say. [video clip] >> but the decisions were right and i believe he believed it would work. let me say, in a way, it parallels president bush in 2006 when bush began to have reservations. >> what is your idea of the overall idea of the book coming out and the secretary? >> since the book has not been available to anybody but journalist yet, it i have not had the chance to read the final version in its entirety. i do not want to say much on that. but i think what you heard from secretary gates now is that i think, what was interesting to me serving the president obama and secretary gates is more often than not, they agreed on policy, particularly in the case of afghanistan strategy and the way forward. host: "gates defends critique of the president." he was on sunday morning yesterday and spoke about it. he defended the criticism of the president's handling of the afghanistan were. he said, "i do not think waiting until 2012 to weigh in made any sens
CNN
Jan 13, 2014 10:00am PST
democratic senators. >> jim, thanks very much. >>> the former defense secretary, robert gates, is defending his new book, his blunt criticism of president obama, but he blames partisanship in washington for focusing on the negative statements rather than his positive remarks about the president. let's bring in our senior white house correspondent, jim acosta. what are the critics saying about gates, and specifically, jim, about the timing of this book? >> reporter: well, wolf, as you know, critics have been saying that robert gates should have waited to put out this book, and now gates this morning is saying that his book has been hijacked for political purposes from people across the political spectrum. he's in the middle of this media blitz, as you know, wolf, talking about his new memoir "duty." and at the same time, we should mention, he's doing all of this after recently injuring himself. you'll see him in interviews these days wearing a neck brace. and if you think he's holding back in any way in light of the controversy that the excerpts from his book created last week, guess again.
FOX News
Jan 13, 2014 10:00am PST
revelations from former defense secretary robert gates and revealing how president george bush felt about the troops and versus president obama. >> and a man dropped cell phone leads to a harrowing search for three different people in a frozen river. >> and wrong airport. the plane that came perilously close to disaster. >> we were lucky indeed considering there was equipment on the runway. >>> one person dead, one missing and one in the hospital after they wound up in the froze ep chicago river. that ordeal sparking a massive rescue effort today. a man dropped his cell phone on the river walk and fell in the refer trying to get it and a man and woman tried to help him. all three found themselves in some freezing trouble. >> we were watching. and this way and the friend heard a yell help! and i didn't believe it and we decided to keep sightseeing and he heard it again. and i heard it again, too. and as we got closer we yelled out where are you at? >> one man died in a local hospital. divers and other crews searched for trying to find the missing woman who is presumed dead in chicago. >>
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2014 10:00am PST
. energy lives here. >>> former secretary of defense robert gates new memoir "duty" unleash a firestorm in washington because of criticism launched against president obama and vice president biden and other members of the president's inner circle. though it includes a lot of praise with the criticism, it's the latter that is clearly been most publicized. secretary gates was on the "today" show this morning defending some of his comments, including the idea that the president's opposition to the troop surge in iraq was a matter of politics over principle in afghanistan. >> what i say in the book is that the president conceded a lot of opposition to the surge had been political. he never said that his opposition had been political. in fact, his opposition was consistent with his opposition to the war all along. >> joining me now is tom shanker, pentagon correspondent for "the new york times." right out of the gates, i want your sense of what some may perceive as a sort of roll back of his positions about these individuals, the president and others. you don't really see it that way. >> i d
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2014 9:00am PST
percio, thanks to our political power panel on a monday. former defense secretary robert gates, we'll get to that story in just a moment. >>> right now breaking news we're following, long term congressman george miller is going to retire, the california democrat announced that at the website. he'll be retiring at the end of the his term. miller who is 68, will have spent 21 terms in congress. he chaired three committees in the past four years. breaking news. we'll continue to follow that for you and update that story as we get new information. meanwhile, the former defense secretary robert gates responding to the fallout and curious timing of his new memoir taking the obama administration to task. we'll talk about that and a little bit more. what happens when your flight accidentally takes you to the wrong airport? adventures in flying next. [ male announcer ] the new new york is open. open to innovation. open to ambition. open to bold ideas. that's why new york has a new plan -- dozens of tax free zones all across the state. move here, expand here, or start a new business here and pay no
FOX News
Jan 13, 2014 8:00am PST
in the guarden state? we'll have a full breakdown on that. >>> former secretary of defense robert gates defending and expanding on his criticism of president obama and members of his administration. the latest next. óqoqúúÑ@ jenna: new developments on top stories and breaking news this hour. jon: features scathing criticisms of president obama by former secretary of defense robert gates. he says he has no regrets about his controversial new book. how is the white house reacting? new jersey governor chris christie and the bridge traffic scandal. are the media giving it the same treat many as other scandals of the day? we'll go in depth. court action in the a-rod doping case. he takes another shot at reversing his suspension. what his legal team is attempting as we hear from a star witness in the case. it's all "happening now." well, some brand new reaction to robert gates' controversial new memoir. i'm jon scott. jenna: hope you're after to a great monday. gates making it very clear in the new interview he doesn't regret anything he wrote in a new book that criticizes the president. the pent
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2014 8:00am PST
. former defense secretary robert gates writing in his new book that clinton told president obama she opposed the troop surge in iraq for political reasons because she was running against him in iowa at that time, but gates seemed to temper his remarks just a little on the "today" show this morning. >> it was such an anomaly, because in the whole time i served with secretary clinton, i never heard her as secretary of state discuss domestic politics in any way, shape, or form as influencing her recommendations to the president. >> all right, daphna, what was also said, she would make a good president. is he taking a couple steps here? >> is he a guy who gets on the list? >> maybe he had some forethought to this. i don't know. >> i think it's really -- it's excellent, i think, for hillary, in fact, that she would have the support of somebody like defense secretary gates, who served an extraordinary term as secretary of defense, both for a republican president and a democratic president, who watched what he said, was in the room with both hillary clinton and the president on the raid to
NBC
Jan 13, 2014 7:00am PST
bridgegate are expected to be issued today. >>> "duty," former secretary robert gates on his new memoir and his criticism of president obama. is it fair with u.s. troops still in harm's way? we'll ask secretary gates in his first live interview about the book. >>> and golden night. big win for "american hustle" and "12 years a slave," even a surprise award for one of the hosts. >> and the golden globe goes to -- amy poehler, "parks and recreation." >> we have it all covered from the winners to the red carpet today, monday, january 13th, 2014. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today" at the golden globes with matt lauer, live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza, and savannah guthrie live from los angeles. >> and welcome to a special split edition of "today" on a monday morning, i'm matt lauer alongside natalie morales, savannah guthrie, al roker, and carson daly out in los angeles. savannah, it seems just like hours ago i left you at table 212 at the golden globe awards. >> you know why, because it was just hours ago. >> literally. >> and when you say good morni
CBS
Jan 13, 2014 7:00am PST
. former defense secretary robert gates is defending his new book and its bruising assessment of the obama white house. he gave his first interview to "cbs sunday morning." he talked about the timing of the memoirs release. jan crawford is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you know, gates first talked to "cbs sunday morning" rita braver at his home outside seattle right before the book leaked but, of course when that happened and some were criticizing gates releasing the book, rita went back to gates and asked if he regretted the timing or anything he had written in the book. here's what he said. >> no, i don't. i think that it's an honest account -- look, people gave me a lot of credit when i was in office of being blunt and candid about what i felt about things. >> reporter: when excerpts started leaking last week gates, wearing a neck brace after a fall agreed to go back on camera to discuss the disclosures and why he didn't wait until the president left office. >> it seemed to me that with the experience of -- and perspective of
FOX
Jan 13, 2014 7:00am PST
he wrote. robert gates responds to critics about his new back. >> reporter: we're live in -- his new book. >> reporter: we're live and we'll tell you what authorities are doing about a suspected arsonist. >>> traffic at the bay bridge toll plaza, still kind of hectic as you make your way into san francisco. >>> clear skies already and our system on saturday, long gone and nothing coming in behind that to give us any rain. there's a lot of potential for record highs this week. we'll have the details. anncr: at jennie-o we heard of a place in iowa where every thursday people ride 10 miles for tacos. we thought we'd show up and surprise them with a better kind of taco made with jennie-o ground turkey cooked thoroughly to 165. i feed my kids turkey tacos over regular tacos any day. i think they are light and they are just fresh tasting. yeah. when i eat well, i feel well. anncr: it's time for a better taco. the tacos tonight were pretty much perfect. make the switch. look for jennie-o ground turkey in a store near you. [man] no one told her,right? [son]hi! [mom screams] >>> good morning.
CNN
Jan 13, 2014 6:00am PST
timing. >> as you know, robert gates is in the mid have of a media blitz that started over the weekend despite the fact that he is wearing a neck brace. if you thought he was dialing back criticism because of the controversy, guess again. >> no regrets. >> i think the book is very evenhanded. i don't vilify anybody. >> he fired back about his new memoir, "duty" arguing the juicier excerpts have been taken out of context. i'm not really surprised but in a way disappointed that the book has been hijacked by people to serve their purposes. he says he had little support for president obama's support of afghanistan. he believed he was only focused on getting out of afghanistan. >> it is one thing to tell the troops that you support them. it is another to work at making them believe that you believe, as president, that their sacrifice is worth it. >> reporter: it doesn't get better for vice president, joe biden, who planted seeds of doubts about military commander's. >> where i have particular problems with the vice president is his encouragement of suspicion of the military and senior milit
Al Jazeera America
Jan 13, 2014 9:00am EST
that this book came out three years after stepping down as director of the c.i.a. robert gates wrote his book from behind the shadows, and was very, very forthright in that book, as well. he was very positive in some regards and critical in other records. regards. i don't see anything stunning, but he is a private citizen now, and i think he is writing for history now as he was writing in 1996 as his experience as director of the c.i.a. >> larry, shouldn't he have the right to do that? you have already been critical of gates, and even former defense secretary lyon panetta because they criticized syria and russia last year. you said their behavior was unprofessional and unseemly. you really think he should not be writing about his experiences while the president is in obvious?--in office? >> well, certainly he should not be saying some of the things. for example, joe biden has been wrong about all foreign policies the last 40 years. that's not true. he was right about the balkans and the first gulf war and what would happen in iraq. it would fall apart. saying these things, and secretary clint
FOX News
Jan 13, 2014 6:00am PST
of the importance of success that disturbed me. bill: bombshells from former defense secretary robert gates on how president obama viewed our troops behind closed doors. my next guest served undersecretary gates. he knows him well. retired general jack keane, four-star general, former vice chief of staff of the army and fox news military analyst and general, good morning to you. >> good morning to you, bill. bill: a lot of reaction to the phrase, the absence of passion, but he also began that statement it is one thing to tell the troops you support them. it is another working that making them belief what you believe. what do you think of that? >> quite a statement. first of all, bill, i worked for secretary gates on part-time board. i was part-time help not full-time help. the fact of the matter is secretary gates came into office having to do two wars around. in doing so he found himself working for two presidents whose attitudes about war, bill were as different as political parties. president bush warranted to win, president obama, simply put, wanted to get out and that drives the attituded. th
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2014 6:00am PST
at a time, so we covered health care, and now robert gates' book and now chris christie. if there are problems with the health care, the affordable care act, like lots of people aren't recognized by the insurance companies, or there's more catastrophes -- >> people are using the system, right. it's one thing about enrolling. we've only been talking about enrolling. people are using. >> it will be back as a story f it works well, then this is the republican nightmare that other issues will take over from the affordable care act. >> go ahead, perry. >> big date is march 31st. we know the enrollment data shows lots of young people are not enrolling. the enrollment is really among people who are older and not well off. that's the key thing. march 31st, it will be interesting, 40% of the people in the pool between 18 and 35. there's evidence that's not true right now. >> no, and i think that's sort of -- that becomes a serious hit, because then it changes the numbers, and changes the -- and then, a year from now, we see a different pricing structure. and then, all of a sudden
FOX
Jan 13, 2014 6:00am PST
:47. former defense secretary robert gates says he stands by everything he wrote in his new book which is due to be released tomorrow. in the memoir called duty gate writes about serving in the administrations of president bush and president obama. president obama didn't do enough to convince the servicemen and women in afghanistan that he believed in their mission. some are criticizing gates for releasing this book while the u.s. troops are still in afghanistan and while president obama is still in office. >>> 6:48 is the time. its time to check in with tori campbell for a look at what is coming up. >> good morning, pam and dave. onlying up in minutes hard to believe it was two years ago the costa concordia sank after the coast coast of italy. >>> and which classic american vehicles were just named north american car and truck of the year. at the north american international auto show. those stories coming up on mornings on 2. now back to you. >> thank you. >>> time is 6:48. sal is out today. we have tara with us. you are watching the mccarthur maze and everything out there. >> yeah there is
FOX
Jan 13, 2014 5:00am PST
was stolen. >>> plus he's standing by what he wrote. robert gates responding to the critics of his new book. >>> 680 at the sunol grade. traffic is looking good at this hour. here's a live look. we'll have much more traffic straight ahead. >>> we had our weak little system on saturday. emphasis on very weak. and now its long gone. there is no sign of any rain here for awhile. there is a sign of record high temps. >>> welcome back to the morning news. city leaders in petaluma will meet to discuss water conservation. they will explain the current status of water supplies expected to recommend voluntary savings plan. cutting back on outdoor water use. using a low flow device on shower heads and toilets. and running dishwashers and washing machines at full capacity. the city council is not expected to take any formal action at tonight's meeting. >>> a group of people in northern california have come together to pray for rain. they have gathered to pray they united together on their hands and knees on a blue tarp along the east end of folsom lake. and members of the group said they had to come o
FOX
Jan 13, 2014 4:30am PST
to paint the city in a different light. >>> welcome back to the morning news. robert gates says he stands by everything he wrote in his book. gates writes about serving in the administrations of both president bush and president obama. he says he does not think that president obama did enough to convict the servicemen and women in afghanistan. >> president bush did that with the troops when i was secretary. i did not see president obama do that. and i said as i write in the book it was this absence of passion. this absence of a conviction of the importance of success that disturbed me. >> some people criticizing gates for releasing the book while there is still u.s. troops in afghanistan and while president obama is still in office. >>> time is 4:53. a couple in indiana that -- a bill in indiana that would allow voters to -- more than 100 people showed up at an interfaith church to pray state lawmakers will see things their way. some members in the group say they are in a fierce battle for their civil rights and no one should be allowed to vote on their families. >> we have the same needs
CBS
Jan 13, 2014 4:00am PST
of the plan. >>> well, coming up on the "morning news," former defense secretary robert gates speaks out for the first time about his new book. >>> and caught on tape. condos crumble in extreme weather. this is the "cbs morning news." robitussin dm max nighttime. w fast, powerful cough relief that helps you sleep like a baby. robitussin nighttime. don't suffer the coughequences. and these little angels build in strength. and that little angel says, "weeeeeeeee!" 60% more sheets than charmin. everything you want and the value you love. but you can do it. stay active... get outdoors... eat healthy... and choose colgate total®. it does more than protect, it actually helps improve mouth health. [ male announcer ] it fights germs for 12 hours, in 24 hours starts to fortify enamel, and in 4 weeks helps improve gum health. you can do it with colgate total®. [ male announcer ] do more than protect. improve mouth health with colgate total®. and use the whole line for even better results. ♪ ♪ every now and then i get a little bit tired ♪ ♪ of craving something that i can't have ♪ ♪
CNN
Jan 13, 2014 3:00am PST
day," we turn to something that is no laughing matter. robert gates speaking out. the harsh allegation about the war strategy had the white house in damage control after his book came out but now he is the one offer the defensive. new information you'll want to hear. >> and a-rod still denying using steroids and he won't give up without a fight. the latest up next. 15 days, but not in a row. for the first time, you can use nicorette... even if you slip up... so you can reach your goal. [ male announcer ] now, quit on your own terms with nicorette or nicoderm cq. [ male announcer ] now, quit on your own terms it's donut friday at the office. aso every friday morning they psend me out to get the goods. but what they don't know is that i'm using my citi thankyou card at the coffee shop, so i get 2 times the points. and those points add up fast. so, sure, make me the grunt. 'cause i'll be using those points to help me get to a beach in miami. and allllllll the big shots will be stuck here at the cube farm. the citi thankyou preferred card. now earn 2x the points on dining out and entertain
Al Jazeera America
Jan 13, 2014 6:00am EST
of robert gates' tell all book and what it could show about election manipulation. and half of the children don't finish middle school and a look at classes they are using to keep the students enrolled. >>> i'm dave and looking at a storm coming in the northern plains now but will untense, and we will be back in 2 1/2 minutes and thanks for watching. ♪ real reporting that brings you the world. >> this is a pretty dangerous trip. >> security in beirut is tight. >> more reporters. >> they don't have the resources to take the fight to al shabaab. >> more bureaus, more stories. >> this is where the typhoon came ashore. giving you a real global perspective like no other can. >> al jazeera, nairobi. >> on the turkey-syria border. >> venezuela. >> beijing. >> kabul. >> hong kong. >> ukraine. >> the artic. real reporting from around the world. this is what we do. al jazeera america. al jazeera america gives you the total news experience anytime, anywhere. more on every screen. digital, mobile, social. visit aljazeera.com. follow @ajam on twitter. and like aljazeera america on facebook for more st
FOX News
Jan 13, 2014 3:00am PST
the former secretary of defense, that guy right there, robert gates. >> he's defending his book which we're going to be getting soon. "lone survivor" number one at the box office but it appears cnn's jake tapper didn't see or get the movie. >> i don't know what part of the film you were watching but hopelessness never came into it. >> what tapper said that got the lone survivor fired up. fox is fired up because it's monday and we just showered. >> united states marine corps, you're watching "fox & friends." >> i hate to be critical but you've got to rev everything? we just showered? is it true or false? we got up at 3:00 in the morning. >> i've never seen you look so clean. >> squeaky clean. >> stunning day. we have like four major stories to cover over the weekend. no one is talking about obamacare although that is an unfolding story. the situation with the gates book, the christie bridge and so much more. >> let's start with the gates book. it's interesting, yesterday rita braver of cbs news sat down with bob gates who had run the c.i.a. and the department of defense. he revealed that
ABC
Jan 13, 2014 3:00am PST
defense secretary robert gates in his new book being released tomorrow. senator john mccain says gates should have delayed the book until the end of u.s. combat operations in afghanistan. gates' book also criticized vice president biden and members of congress. >>> the list of stores targeted by hackers is growing. over the weekend we learned from neiman marcus that thieves stole some of its customer's payment card information and made unauthorized charges over the holiday season. and there are reports that three other retail outfits were also hacked. but the names of those stores are not known yet. >>> wild weather is slamming americans from coast to coast with wind gusts up to 85 miles an hour. you see here crashing trees into homes and cutting power to tens of thousands. the big thaw is triggering ice jams on rivers and flash floods from pennsylvania to maine. the coast guard is deploying ice-breakers in rivers to stop those rising waters. >>> utah police officer hailed a hero this morning after he rushed into a burning house to rescue a man. kyle christianson arrived before the fir
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2014 3:00am PST
legislation passed by congress with any new action against iran. >>> former secretary of defense robert gates is standing by the timing of his candid, sometimes harsh, assessments of congress and the administration. gates says waiting until 2017 to publish his book didn't make any sense. gates in critical of the passion of the president's wage of war and he weighed in on the vice president. >> it's one thing to tell the troops that you support them. it's another to work it, making them believe that you believe, as president, that their sacrifice is worth it, that the cause is just, that what they are doing is important for the country, and that they must succeed. . president bush did that with the troops when i was secretary. i did not see president obama do that. where i have a particular problem with the vice president was in his encouragement of suspicion of the military and the senior military with the president. you can't trust these guys, they are going to try to jam you, they are going to try to box you in and so on, and that did disturb me a lot. one time when i agreed with him on som
NBC
Jan 13, 2014 2:58am PST
by former defense secretary robert gates. our key issues, politics and punishment. is bridgegate as it's being called simply an example of the everyday retribution in the nasty world of government? or did governor chris christie set the tone and create the culture that led to the scandal? truth or betrayal? some tough questions in washington as well. robert gates' book is raising doubts about president obama and vice president biden's foreign policy leadership at a crucial time for the united states in the world. is the former defense secretary right in speaking out while they are still in power? and the toll of poverty. millions of women struggling with their dual roles as breadwinners and caregivers. my colleague maria shriver is here with her exclusive report on why so many women are on the economic brink. groundbreaking work that she's done. and what are the unique pressures that women face and some possible solutions. we'll get to that later in the program. >>> first i'm here with our chief white house correspondent and political director chuck todd, "time" magazine's mark halperi
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2014 2:30am PST
of defense, robert gates, is standing by the timing of his candidates. sometimes deeply critical assessments of congress, president and vice president, waiting until 2017 to publish his new book just didn't make sense. in his writing, gates is critical of the president's passion, specially when it comes to the war. there is little question the president supports the troops, something was missing. >> it's one thing to tell the troops that you support them. it's another to work at making them believe that you believe as president that their sacrifice is worth it, that the cause is just, that what they are doing is important for the country and that they must succeed. president bush did that with the troops when i was secretary. i did not see president obama do that. >> the deal to freeze most of iran's nuclear program has been finalized after six months of negotiations. in return, western sanctions against tehran will be lifted through june. this agreement is set to begin next monday. secretary of state, john kerry, was quick to acknowledge there is still more work to be done. >> as this agree
CNN
Jan 13, 2014 2:00am PST
. >>> former secretary of defense robert gates defending his memoir as part of a media blitz talking about his time in the white house. he is sharply criticizing the obama administration, including the president and the vice president. he will make several appearances in the coming days but told cbs he was disturbed by the president's seeming lack of conviction at the importance of the war in afghanistan and by the vice president's seeming insistence that the military was lying. >> it's one thing to tell the troops that you support them. it's another to work at making them believe that you believe as president that their sacrifice is worth it. president bush did that with the troops when i was secretary. i did not see president obama do that. where i had a particular problem with the vice president was in his encouragement of suspicion of the military and the senior military with the president. >> gates says the book is an honest account and he wanted to be blunt and candid, as he says he tried to be while he was in office. >>> new developments this morning for the iranian nuclear program. the
FOX News
Jan 13, 2014 2:00am PST
.com. or you can search for water for west virginia. >>> former defense secretary robert gates speaking publically for the first time about claims made in his memoir. he criticized president obama saying he lacked passion and conviction over the afghan war strategy. peter gates didn't hold back, did he? >> no, heather. you know, for the last few days democrats and republicans have been digesting these juicy bits of the former defense secretary's new memoir. he said this weekend he didn't enjoy his time as secretary because what's polite about sending young americans into harm's way but president obama didn't have the heart to convince troops their sacrifice was important and vice president joe biden wasn't much help either. >> where i have a particular problem with the vice president was in his encouragement of suspicion of the military and the senior military with the president. you can't trust these guys. they are going to try to jam you, they are going to try to fox you in. that disturbed me a lot. >> this weekend democrats and republicans seemed to agree that former secretary gates
FOX News
Jan 13, 2014 1:00am PST
this hour. >> did robert gates expose vital information about the obama administration? [ male announcer ] meet mary. she loves to shop online with her debit card. and so does bill, an identity thief who stole mary's identity, took over her bank accounts and stole her hard earned money. unfortunately, millions of americans just like you learn all it may take is a little misplaced information to wreak havoc on your life. this is identity theft, and no one helps stop it better than lifelock. if mary had lifelock's bank account alerts, she could have been notified in time to help stop it. lifelock has the most comprehensive identity theft protection available, guarding your social security number, your money, your credit, even the equity in your home. you even get a $1 million service guarantee. that's security no one can beat. don't wait until you become the next victim! call the number on your screen and use promo code notme for 60 days of lifelock identity theft protection and get a document shredder free. call the number on your screen or go to lifelock.com/notme. >>> bob gates has gott
FOX News
Jan 13, 2014 12:00am PST
that robert gates former defense secretary attributeed to hillary clinton where she said essentially, the policies and the decisions that were being made about iraq admittedly were political and not policy, not made in your interest, but made for the best interest for the survival of the politicians, when you heard that, how did you respond? >> i thought it was disgusting to see how the politicians are putting themselves forward instead of the people forward of our nation and soaps like they are more about furthering the party and personal agenda than taking care of the americans and our soldiers and warriors who give them so much. i lost a lot of friends in iraq and to see that flag flying is a disgrace. it is a disgrace how they handled the war. >> are you angry? >> i guess you could say i am angry in >> i am angry in the whole system in general and see how the politicians are handling what they do. they are not putting america first and it seems to be the status quo of general politics these days, and you know, people need to put americans first and everyone involved in america n
Al Jazeera America
Jan 13, 2014 2:30am EST
in robert gate's new book will further strain ties between the two countries and kabul. >> it was an accusation often dismissed as paranoia. >> and there were plans in washington and london to bring a change into the structure of governance of afghanistan and to go to the strong men they like in afghanistan and to put resources to afghanistan. >> reporter: now, ex al jazeera america gives you the total news experience anytime, anywhere. more on every screen. digital, mobile, social. visit aljazeera.com. follow @ajam on twitter. and like aljazeera america on facebook for more stories, more access, more conversations. so you don't just stay on top of the news, go deeper and get more perspectives on every issue. al jazeera america. fema sending clean water to west virginia in the wake of a toxic chemical spill. hundreds of thousands can't drink or bathe. >> the united states is reportedly considering sanctions on south sudan if the violence is not contained soon. thousands are packing into the camps if the risk of disease escalates. delegates are the ethiopia trying to ham
FOX News
Jan 12, 2014 11:00pm PST
the tell-all book by former defense secretary robert gates that's putting the obama administration on defense. >> i can just tell you what the facts are. you can decide for yourself what you want to believe. >> our sunday panel tackles all that, plus their thoughts on the legacy of former israeli prime minister ariel sharon. we'll have a live report from jerusalem. >>> then, 50 years after president lyndon johnson declared a war on poverty, both parties are refocusing their sights on inequality. >> we've got to make sure this recovery, which is real, leaves nobody behind. >> the current government programs that are designed to address poverty, they do not help people emerge from it. they do not help people rise above it. >> we'll examine competing visions with republican congressman steve southerland of florida and chris van holland of maryland. >>> al qaeda's reemergence in the middle east leads to criticism of president obama's handling of the war in iraq. we'll discuss the state of the region with senators state inhoff and ben cardin. all right now on "fox news sunday." >> hello
KICU
Jan 12, 2014 11:00pm PST
on the problems. >>> former defense secretary robert gates is fighting criticism of his latest book. he wrote about serving under president obama and bush. he slammed the obama administration about a lack of passion over succeeding in afghanistan. >> there's one thing to tell your troops you support them. another is to making them believe that you believe as president that their sacrifice is worth it. that their cause is just. that what they're doing is important for the country. and that they must succeed. >> gates blasted members of congress as being more interested in reelection than the good of the country. senator john mccain reacted today that he would have waited to release such a memoire perhaps until the end of the effort. >>> under the six month deal iran agreed to reduce uranium to less than 5%. in exchange the western powers will losen economic sanctions that are crippling the iranian committee. -- iranian economy. >>> expect another chapter around chris christie. the center of the scandal says he plans to issue suspects. christie is under scrutiny after aids revealed they shut do
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